Collateral Damages

Retailers looted in civil unrest still reeling after three months.Looted retailers in the Valley struggle to stay in business.

Coronavirus and Venture Capital

BIOTECH: ImmPACT finds $18 million in disrupted market.

Venture capital still targeting deals even during coronavirus outbreak.

Honda Engines On Fast Track

AUTOMOTIVE: Winning season for subsidiary in Santa Clarita.

Honda Performance Development finds victory at this year’s Indy 500.


Pro-Hydrogen Mayor

Rex Parris, owner of Parris Law Firm and the mayor of Lancaster, has adopted hydrogen as his energy of choice.

Traffic Rebound at Van Nuys Airport

‘Touch and Go’ training picks up slack as business aviation lags.

After seeing an almost 50 percent drop in aircraft operations in April with the coronavirus outbreak, Van Nuys Airport has bounced back in activity.

Transition at Top For Cal Lutheran

New president brings expertise in diversity to Thousand Oaks campus.

With the start of a new academic year, California Lutheran University welcomes a new president to campus.

Cartoon Valley

MEDIA: With the rest of the entertainment industry stalled, animation expands its footprint.

With the rest of the industry stalled due to COVID-19, cartoon companies expand in Valley.

PennyMac Rides Rising Mortgage Momentum

FINANCE: Firm originated $37.6 billion in home loans during last quarter.

PennyMac rides rising momentum in mortgage industry.

COVID Test Lab in Santa Clarita

PerkinElmer, state partner to double state capacity.

Los Angeles County doubles COVID-19 testing capacity with Santa Clarita Lab.

Campaign Averts Next Health Crisis

Call to action for patients to come back to hospitals.

The California Hospital Association launched its “Care Can’t Wait” public service campaign late last month

Approval of Medtronic’s Insulin Pump

Data-sharing aids younger patients to manage disease.

A new insulin pump system from Medtronic, named the Minimed 770G, has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Diners Like NoHo’s al Fresco Zone

Magnolia Boulevard features in-street food service.

The city of Los Angeles late last month shut down several lanes of a busy stretch of Magnolia Boulevard in the heart of North Hollywood’s Arts District to make room for the neighborhood’s first al fresco dining area.

New Restaurants Open In Teeth of Pandemic

Scratch Restaurant Group’s two concepts in Encino.

New eateries from Scratch Restaurant Group open during the coronavirus pandemic.

Amazon’s Grocery Has Valley Debut

E-commerce giant’s Fresh store integrates technology.

Amazon.com Inc. opened its first Amazon Fresh grocery store last month in Woodland Hills



Calabasas Festival’s Surprise Drive-in

Organizers promote one out-of-home movie event.

Calabasas Film Festival will feature one night only drive-in event.

Awards for Talent at Method Fest

‘Beautiful Dreamer’ takes home three top honors.

Method Fest returned to the San Fernando Valley in late August for the first time in 10 years

‘Tenet’ in Theaters for Warner Bros.

Studio tries traditional distribution in pandemic.

With movie theaters having opened recently in cities across the country, the entertainment industry waited to see how well “Tenet,” the new Christopher Nolan film would do on its opening weekend.

Project Puts Residents on Ventura Blvd.

Sherman Oaks mixed-use has ground-floor retail component.

Los Angeles City Planning Commission has approved a proposed mixed-use apartment complex in Sherman Oaks.

$26M for 97 Apartments

Sussex Capital buys Mountain View Manor in Chatsworth.

Woodland Hills-based Sussex Capital Group has purchased Mountain View Manor Apartments

City Donation Creates Affordable Housing

Camarillo gives land to build a 68-unit development.

Donation of land by city of Camarillo to create affordable housing.

Fickle Economics for Valley-Region Foundations

LIST: Pandemic pushes Reagan and Hilton in different directions.

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, ranked No. 1 on the Business Journal’s Foundations list, has responded to the coronavirus pandemic by loosening its pocketbook to help vulnerable communities and local nonprofits.

Van Nuys Multifamily

Twin-building Delano Village fetches $5.1 million.

Delano Village, an 18-unit apartment property at 14161-14163 Delano St., has sold for $5.1 million.

Meta Turns Nursery Site Into Units

$14 million transaction for housing in North Hills.

A 4.35-acre North Hills site formally hosting Green Arrow Nursery at 8845 Sepulveda Blvd. has changed hands

An MBA in Unusual Times

Local business schools adapt to the pandemic while enrollment remains strong.

Master in business administration programs in the Valley region have not seen a decrease in enrollment as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, leaving administrators pleasantly surprised after months of uncertainty.

Specific Plan Rethinks Westlake Village

DEVELOPMENT: Land values could multiply based on commission’s framework.

Westlake Village may not be ready for its close-up just yet.